|Enlightenment_on_Columbus_Day - Spore Collective|
This is a forum sponsored by the Native American Student Association of SUNY Binghamton (N.A.S.A.) "There are only two federal holidays in America named after a historical figure, Martin Luther King Day and Columbus Day. Martin Luther King was a civil rights activist whose dedication to the human rights of minorities in America changed history and the lives of minorities in America forever. Christopher Columbus was an early explorer of claimed Italian descent who brutalized, tortured, murdered, ...
Keywords: imperialism; genocide; colonialism; indigenous; christopher columbus; activism; massacre; native
|Radical_Arcaeological_Theory_Symposium_2009 - Spore Collective|
The theme of the conference was "Building an Anarchist Archaeology" "The label âradical archaeologistâ carries both theoretical and practical implications. As people who wear the label proudly, we share a commitment to engage with ideas that are often considered anti-establishment, marginal, or confrontational. Moreover, we embrace a political commitment to act against entrenched systems of oppression, such as racism, sexism and discrimination; and on a larger scale all forms of colonialism an...
Keywords: anarchism; radical; archaeology; anarchy; anthropology; civilization; indigenous; activism
|Horseheads_village_planning_board_schlumberger_site - Spore Collective|
This is a meeting of the Horseheads Village Planning Board discussing the proposed Schlumberger natural gas drilling services site. The Planning Board listened to three guest speakers before submitting their approval of the site to the Village Trustees. The three speakers (in order) are: -Ron Sherman, who was hired by the village to review the proposal -Jimmie Joe Carl, who is Chemung County's Stormwater Engineer -Michael S...
Keywords: natural gas; hydro fracturing; chemicals; environment; toxic; hazardous; explosive; radioactive; drilling; marcellus; shale
|9/16/2009 Wayne/Susquehanna R.E.S.C.U.E. Public Forum -- Gas Exploration and Our Drinking Water: Can We Develop One Resource without Endangering the Other - Spore Collective|
This is the question and answer section of the public forum hosted by the Wayne/Susquehanna R.E.S.C.U.E. The forum was held in the auditorium of the Forest City High School. The forum had three speakers, two from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and one from the Pennsylvania State Cooperative. The two speakers from the DEP are Craig Lobins, a licensed geologist who is the Oil and Gas Regional Manager for the DEP, and, Jennifer Means, the Regional Manager of the North...
Keywords: marcellus; shale; fracturing; hydro; natural gas; environment; toxic; chemicals; energy; activism
|Forest City Meeting: DEP and Citizens - Spore Collective Films|
A meeting for citizens to learn about water quality during natural gas drilling. Citizens ask some tough questions.
Keywords: town hall meeting; natural gas; mining; water
|Pine Street Community Center Raw Footage - Spore Collective Films|
Raw video footage for a promo video about the Pine Street Community Center in Binghamton, NY.
Keywords: community center; Binghamton
|El Charcon-Binghamton Sister Cities Communique - Spore Collective Films|
The folks from Binghamton, NY send a communique to students in El Charcon, El Salvador
Keywords: Sister Cities Project
|9/20/2009 Documentation of chemical products on natural gas drilling pad in Dimock, Pennsylvania, USA; 12-12:30pm - Spore Collective Films|
Uncut videofootage taken on Saturday, September 20, 2009, time was approximately 12-12:30pm. The location is just south of Dimock Township, Pennsylvania, USA; southeast of the intersection of Troy Rd and Rt. 29. This excerpt shows the chemical products found along Cabot Oil and Gas' Cranberry Pipeline and the Grimsley Well Pad #1. This segment of the pipeline runs east from Cabot's Grimsley Well Pad #1, down a hill, underneath a wetland (this section under construction during the filming), and t...
Keywords: natural gas, toxins, chemicals, energy, activism, environment, mining